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Sports medicine

Physicians specializing in sports medicine help with injuries related to sports, fitness and exercise. They can diagnose and treat injuries to the muscle, ligament, bone and tendon. Common reasons to see them include concussion, ACL tears, shin splints and muscles strains, among others.

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Sports medicine physicians in Richmond, Virginia

Our sports physical therapists will help you get into peak condition.

Using evidence-based techniques in our well-equipped facility, the sports doctors at Chippenham Hospital are dedicated to improving your athleticism. We offer skillful training techniques when you need to recover from an injury or safely improve your exercise routine.

Sports medicine training and rehabilitation

Our diverse sports rehab services are designed for athletes of all ages and levels, including student-athletes, professional competitors and athletic seniors.

Sports medicine performance program

In our sports medicine training program, you have access to athletic professionals from a number of fields. Your team here includes strength and conditioning coaches, sports physical therapists, orthopedic surgeons and athletic trainers. We work together with you to create a customized program to help you reach your individual goals.

Our services and programs include:

  • Athletic and sports physicals
  • Advanced diagnostic and imaging services
  • Marathon and off-season training program
  • Return-to-play program
  • Tactical programs for those in the military, law enforcement and emergency medical services
  • Team programs for high schools and local sports organizations
  • Training safety education

Learn more about our sports medicine services by calling (804) 320-3627.

Recovering from a sports injury

If you are recovering from an injury, our goal is to ensure that you receive proper care. We provide all of the resources above as well as education on how to prevent the injury from reoccurring.

Aging athletes program

Maintaining a fitness routine as we age helps keep us healthy and active. Our aging athletes program teaches you how to keep your body strong and injury-free as you exercise or compete.

We focus on lowering your risk of recurring injuries specific to your sport. You'll receive guidance on proper nutrition and hydration and we'll develop a treatment program appropriate for your age and medical needs.

Back stabilization and core strengthening

Many of our patients and athletes suffer from common back injuries and pain. Our trainers and therapists can help you strengthen your core and lower back to help prevent injuries like those than can occur during sporting activities.

Fully equipped sports training facility

Our sports medicine facility features the equipment and exercise spaces you need to recover or improve your athletic performance.

Advanced sports equipment

Our specialized equipment includes:

  • 35-yard turf field
  • 80-yard track
  • Cardio equipment
  • Circuit training equipment
  • Indoor recovery and therapy pool
  • Outdoor basketball court
  • Sandpit

Video gait analysis

For runners, we also offer video gait analysis, during which our specialists are able to record your gait, or running movement, on the treadmill. This allows us to assess your gait and make recommendations for improvement. We also analyze your biomechanics to advise you on your overall running efficiency and, if needed, provide orthotics to keep you running injury-free.


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